India’s largest mobility platform Ola on Thursday stated it has chosen ABB as one in every of its key companions for robotics and automation solutions for its electrical automobile manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu. The ride-hailing main is anticipated to roll-out the much-anticipated electrical scooter.
In a press release, the corporate stated that Ola will utilise ABB’s automation solutions in its manufacturing unit’s key manufacturing course of traces, together with portray and welding traces, whereas ABB robots will likely be deployed extensively for the battery and motor meeting traces. These embrace ABB’s paint and Integrated Dressing robots in its portray and welding traces, and robots for meeting and materials dealing with within the battery and motor meeting areas, it stated.
ABB robots will likely be digitally built-in into Ola’s AI-enabled manufacturing unit to optimise robotic efficiency, productiveness and product high quality.
The use of ABB’s robots and automation solutions will guarantee distant digital connectivity and monitoring of the robots that may trip on Ola’s proprietary AI engine and tech stack, it stated.
“ABB’s solutions will be riding on Ola’s own proprietary AI engine and tech stack embedded in our scooter mega-factory. We are bringing in global expertise and stitching up partnerships that will help us build out our factory in record speed and roll out the first of our electric scooters in the coming months,” Ola Chairman and Group CEO Bhavish Aggarwal stated.
Sanjeev Sharma, Managing Director at ABB India and South Asia, stated the corporate’s sustainable robotics automation solutions will complement the imaginative and prescient to construct the manufacturing unit to additional the EV journey of India.
“Increased automation and robotics to make shop-floors safer, more productive and of impeccable quality will fast-track India’s transition to one of the leading agile, self-reliant and high-tech manufacturing economies of the world,” he added.
Back in December, Ola had introduced the inking of an settlement with the Tamil Nadu authorities to take a position Rs 2,400 crore for organising its first electrical scooter manufacturing unit within the state. With an preliminary annual capability of two million models, the manufacturing unit will create 10,000 jobs and function a worldwide manufacturing hub for each India and worldwide markets throughout Europe, UK, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand.
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